Actor Orlando Bloom is finally bouncing back from his marriage split after confessing he felt "rudderless" without his wife Miranda Kerr by his side.

The Lord of the Rings star and Australian model Kerr announced their separation in October (13) after three years as man and wife, and Bloom admits he is only now starting to feel like his old self as he focuses on his movie career.

He tells Britain's Sunday People, "After a period of feeling rudderless, I feel like I've set course again.

"I feel very much like I'm at the beginning of something, like I'm going to come into my own as an actor."

The former couple has remained close since the break-up - Bloom and Kerr regularly reunite to spend time with their three-year-old son Flynn.